Action Alert — Tell Congress to Include Dietary Supplements in HSAs and FSAs

Posted February 21, 2017
The Natural Products Association (NPA) and the Alliance for Natural Health-USA (ANH-USA) jointly started a grassroots campaign to encourage members of congress to include dietary supplements in any Health Savings Account (HSA) and/or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) legislation introduced as part of “Repeal and Replace” efforts. In the previous Congress, similar legislation was introduced by Senator Hatch and Representative Paulsen, S. 2499 and H.R. 4469, respectively. While no bills specifying dietary supplement inclusion have been introduced yet, now is the time to tell Congress to add dietary supplements to HSA/FSA coverage, allow families to lead healthier lives, provide more freedom in how Americans chose to spend their money on preventive health care choices and lower overall healthcare costs. Read more and TAKE ACTION to tell Congress to include dietary supplements in any Health Savings Account (HSA) and/or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) legislation introduced as part of “Repeal and Replace” effortsNote: By clicking on this link, you will be leaving Your Voice for Health’s website and accessing the Natural Products Association’s website.

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Eating Up to Ten Portions of Fruit and Veggies a Day May Prevent 7.8 Million Premature Deaths Worldwide

Posted February 27, 2017
A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early death.
This is the finding of new research, led by scientists from Imperial College London, which analysed 95 studies on fruit and vegetable intake.
The team found that although even the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduced disease risk, the greatest benefit came from eating 800g a day (roughly equivalent to ten portions — one portion of fruit or vegetables if defined as 80g). Read more.

New Federal 2017 Vaccine Schedules Approved

Posted February 17, 2017
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) have approved new adult and childhood vaccine schedules, effective Feb. 1, 2017.  The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) have all endorsed the new schedules.1  Read more. 

Prestigious Heart Surgeon’s Confession Reveals the Truth About Heart Disease

Posted February 17, 2017
Many doctors are highly admirable people, bu they are still human beings. They all make mistakes, they all learn from them, but the really good ones are willing to admit to them.  Which brings us to Dr. Dwight Lundell. He’s an experienced heart surgeon and retired Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Arizona. Not so long ago, Dr. Lundell made the following statement of confession:  Read more. 

‘Vaccine Safety Commission’: 50 studies the AAP failed to send President Trump

Posted February 17, 2017
A new organization launched this morning calling themselves “Vaccine Safety Commission”, a nonprofit organization that was formed by “concerned scientists, doctors, journalists, and parents.” For now, the group has chosen to remain anonymous, but I certainly hope that changes soon. The group has no formal affiliation to either Robert F. Kennedy or President Trump, but wholeheartedly endorses the formation of a Vaccine Safety Commission, and claims to be actively seeking additional members.  Read more. 

An Unusual Fix for Failing Eyesight

Posted February 17, 2017
Nearsightedness is incredibly common, affecting an estimated 40 percent of Americans and up to 90 percent of young adults in Asian countries. According to research published in 2009, rates of nearsightedness in the U.S. have risen by 66 percent since the early 1970s.  Read more.

Burning Sensation in Stomach: Causes, Symptoms and Home Remedies

Posted February 17, 2017
A burning stomach, or a burning sensation in the stomach, can cause pain, fatigue, and stress to the stomach. Burning stomach is becoming a growing and common problem as a result of indigestible food, health problems, infections, overuse of antibiotics, and chlorinated water, to name a few causes.  Read more.